Monday, September 21, 2020

The Politics of Vaccines

The Story: The number of measles cases in the US this year has passed 1,000: a rare milestone. This has stoked the already contentious politics...

The 2020 Senate Campaign: Tennessee

The Story: Senator Lamar Alexander (R - Tenn.) has been a prominent figure in US politics for a long time: in the Senate, or in...
Elizabeth Warren launches committee ahead of likely 2020 run

Senator Warren and Dow Corning

The Story: Though the story of the Democratic primary contest for a Presidential nomination is still in its early chapters: Senator Elizabeth Warren has established...

Eric Swalwell: The First Campaign Drop-Out

The Story: On July 8, 2019, Eric Swalwell, who represents California's 15th district in the US House, became the first participant of any prominence to...

Epstein Scandal Fells a Trump Cabinet Member II

The Story: One can not say with any level of assurance what impact the arrest of Jeffrey Epstein last week, or the subsequent resignation of...

Klobuchar’s Views on Education Policy

The Story:  Senator Amy Klobuchar (D - Minn), one of the Democratic Party's candidates for President, announced what she calls a "Progress Partnership" plan last...
What We've Learned: Robert Mueller Makes Strong Warning On 2020 Russian Interference Threat | MSNBC

Rep. Amash Leaves Republican Party

The Story: In an opinion piece in the Washington Post in July 4, a US Congressman from Michigan, Justin Amash, announced that he is leaving...
Is Soros playing a role in anti-Kavanaugh protests?

An Unlikely Partnership: Koch and Soros

The Story: Both George Soros and Charles Koch believe that the foreign policy of the United States has become unhinged from any defensible conception of...
Puerto Rico admits Hurricane Maria's death toll may be 1,427

Puerto Rico in US National Politics

The Story: In four hours over two nights last week, twenty Democratic candidates for President and five moderators discussed a wide range of issues facing...

Is Anything Left of the Iran Deal (JCPOA)?

The Story: Iran this week announced that it has enriched more than 300 kilograms ((660 bs) of uranium. This indicates that it no longer considers...